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Cure Restaurant & Bar

55 Mill St. (S. Main St.) Send to Phone
The Farmington Valley's happening hangout is named for the bacon it cures in-house, but its strongest remedies are wood-smoked cocktails and comfort foods prepared with ingredients from local farms.

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Mon.-Sat.

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Cure Restaurant & Bar Restaurant Review

: Bacon: It's practically a food group these days. So, a rustic-cool restaurant with exposed brick and unfinished wood plank walls that evokes the feel of stepping inside a hipster smokehouse ought to be a win with six flavors of house-cured bacon. But these slabs of meat are often exceedingly fatty even when requested well done. What keeps us coming back? The hard-to-find regional beers on tap, and wood smoke-infused cocktails like Manhattan's Old Fashioned made with small-batch bourbon, vermouth and muddled lemon, orange and cherry, with an aroma that can chase away a hassle-filled day. We prefer the bar’s house-cut truffle duck fat Parmesan fries. Also try the sweet chili-laced calamari, shareable plates including the tender braised short rib and kimchi sliders, and unusual farm-fresh dishes like warm spaghetti squash seasoned with chèvre, olives, almonds and lemon zest. Entrées of Atlantic-caught swordfish with bacon and sweet potato hash, and mac ‘n’ cheese with bacon and truffle oil are filling, but it’s worth sharing sweets such as fruit preserve-filled beignets with yogurt from Griffin Farmstead in East Granby.


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